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Greatest Science Fiction Writers

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Isaac Asimov Report Abuse
One of the "gods" of science fiction, Asimov is the most prolific writer in sci-fi history, publishing or editing over 500 books, and an estimated 90,000+ letters and postcards
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H. G. Wells Report Abuse
Wells set the bar for everyone else, and laid the foundation for nearly everything that came afterword in the genre. Penned such classics as “The Time Machine,” “The War of the Worlds,” and “The Invisible Man”
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Arthur C. Clarke Report Abuse
Considered one of the greatest science fiction writers ever and one of the founding members of the genre, Clarke is known for his Space Odyssey series, particularly the novel “2001: A Space Odyssey,” which has become one of the most influential science fiction novels ever written.
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Jule Verne Report Abuse
The greatest pioneer of science fiction writing, Verne helped define the genre, writing such classics as Journey to the Center of the Earth,” “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea,” and “Around the World in 80 Days”.
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George Orwell Report Abuse
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Robert Heinlein Report Abuse
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Philip K. Dick Report Abuse
While he may not have been popular or recognized during his own time the decades after his death have come to place Dick as one of the most original and shocking minds in the history of science fiction. Many of his reality bending novels have been made into movies and he is a master of exploring what constitutes reality
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Orson Scott Card Report Abuse
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Frank Herbert Report Abuse
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A.E. Van Vogt Report Abuse
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Kurt Vonnegut Report Abuse
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Ray Bradbury Report Abuse
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William Gibson Report Abuse
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Gordon R. Dickson Report Abuse
Most under-rated sci-fi author of all time. His work never got enough publicity, and if you take the time to find him, you'll understand his under-rated nature.
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Neil Gaiman Report Abuse
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Phillip Pullman Report Abuse
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Terry Pratchett Report Abuse
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Douglas Adams Report Abuse
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Alexander Belyaev Report Abuse
greatest russian author of science fiction
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Harlan Ellison Report Abuse
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Ursula K Le Guin Report Abuse
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Alan Moore Report Abuse
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